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Dr. John Shimkus Is this you?

About Dr. John Shimkus

Dr. John Shimkus, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Southampton, NY. He has 34 years of experience. His specialties include Orthopedic Surgery. Dr. Shimkus is affiliated with Elmhurst Hospital Center, South Nassau Communities Hospital and Franklin Hospital. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

15 Ratings with 6 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. John Shimkus is Good. Dr. John Shimkus has been rated by 15 patients. From those 15 patients 6 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. John Shimkus is 3.0 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Empire Stat Inc

10 Turtle Pond Rd
Southampton, NY 11968
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Specialties

Dr. John Shimkus has the following 1 specialty

  • Orthopedic Surgery

    An orthopaedic surgeon is a physician who specializes in diagnosis and surgical treatment of injuries and disorders involving the musculoskeletal system, such as hip replacements and arthroscopic knee surgery.
    In addition to treating trauma to the musculoskeletal system, these doctors also deal with sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors and congenital disorders.

  • Expertise

    3 Expertise

  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

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In the right place at the right time

Dr. Shimkus correctly diagnosed my RSD in 1987. I am still thankful that he did so.

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Do not go to him

This doctor in one session took x rays, asked for a CT scan, and offered a cortisone shot on the spot. When the results came I had residual thymus tissue and he compared it to a woman who had cancer in her chest then ended with "if it makes you feel any better I'm always wrong about these things" . I went to my primary and two other surgeons at NYU cause I was super horrified and they all told me I had nothing to worry about and this was not something alarming, I did not have cancer or tumors or a mass or anything. He stinks and is super rude!

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Dr. shimkus is very rude, unprofessinoal !!! Doesn't review his notes prior to entering the room, Didn't care what we had to say, told us if we didn't like it to go elsewhere!!! Nice response from a doctor!!! Worse ... we waited for over 2 hours to get a doctor who truly doesn't care about his patients. Again, horrible! Wouldn't recommend him or his staff to anyone!!

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One Star

Dr Shimkus showed absolutley no interest in my problem. I was able to get a prescription for MRI but will not go back.

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Choose another

Actually said "that's life" when I was talking to him about my medical issues. Acted annoyed that I wanted an MRI of my back to make sure of diagnosis. Seemed bothered in general and not very friendly. Took personal phone call while I was sitting there. Diagnosed me correctly but I would never go back. Not caring or concerned enough for me. Office is awful as it's a medical office also and it's packed with sick people. Nightmare.

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Shimkus is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Elmhurst Hospital Center
  • South Nassau Communities Hospital
  • Franklin Hospital
  • Southampton Hospital
  • Education

    34 Years Experience

  • Chicago Medical School At Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine & Science

    Graduated in 1979

  • Finch University Of Health Sciences

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. John Shimkus accepts the following insurance providers.

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Locations & Directions

Empire Stat Inc, 10 Turtle Pond Rd, Southampton, NY
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